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Ordet
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Hanne Agesen Hanne Agesen
Karen
Kirsten Andreasen Kirsten Andreasen
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Sylvia Eckhausen Sylvia Eckhausen
Kirstin Petersen
Birgitte Federspiel Birgitte Federspiel
Inger Borgen
Ejner Federspiel Ejner Federspiel
Peter Petersen
Ann Elisabeth Groth Ann Elisabeth Groth
Maren Borgen
Emil Hass Christensen Emil Hass Christensen
Mikkel Borgen
Cay Kristiansen Cay Kristiansen
Anders Borgen


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Kaj Munk Kaj Munk
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Carl Theodor Dreyer Carl Theodor Dreyer
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Ordet

5 years, 4 months ago at Jan 29 22:47
Ordet is absolutely amazing. The combination of sublime camera work and exceptional performances give it a real intensity. Whilst being very restrained in all aspects of its narrative, characterisation, visual compositions and structure, it attains an incredibly hypnotic and haunting style. Its images convey so much emotion in the characters by allowing their expressions to work in tandem with mas... read more
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Release date: 10 January 1955
Tags: Denmark (8), 1955 (7), 1950s (6), Religion (5), Faith (5), Family (4), Death (4), Danish (4), Drama (3), Miracle (3), Madness (3), Farmer (3), Doctor (2), Farm (2), Prayer (2), Forbidden Love (2), 1950's (2), Based On Play (2), Religious Differences (1), Childbirth (1)
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